Fees and Cost of Living
Costs for academic year 2020-2021 to be determined and updated April 2020.
The estimated cost of attendance for the spring 2020 is:
- Room and Board: $8,605*
- US health insurance: $1,500 (Required for all exchange students.)
- Books and supplies: $500
- Personal expenses: $750
- Estimated airfare: $1,850
- Visa fees: $400
Total estimated cost: $13,605
*Based on choosing the 12 meal plan and living in the Ziv Quad.
Costs can vary by semester and home country. Updated expenses will be given during the application process. If you are applying to study at Brandeis University for the full academic year, please double all expenses (except airfare and visa fees).Cost of living can also vary between students. This website can give you a sense of costs in the city of Boston for meals, coffee, clothing, and more.